Masterpiece Dinobot, Anime Prowl, Optimus Primal, Predaking, and more at TakaraTomy Wonder Festival Booth

Magellan

Magellan

Magellan Mulligan has been a fan of Transformers for nearly as long as he can remember. He started taking a serious interest in Transformers near the tail end of G2, but it was Beast Wars that truly solidified his love for the franchise. He's been part of the online fan community since the late 90's, but has made the Allspark his primary home for the last several years under the username Vexwing.
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While Toy Fair is draws the media in the states it’s easy to forget Wonder Festival is going on in Japan. While the Transformers offerings from TakaraTomy and Hasbro are more closely aligned than most years there are still some standouts.

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Transformers Legends to continue via TakaraTomy Mall?!

Tim

Tim

Tim Hodge is a fan of trukks (munkys slightly less so) who has been with Transformers from the very beginning. He is a strong supporter of Aligned Noselessness and posts on the Allspark forums as Maruten.
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Allspark user Powered Convoy alerts us to an Autobase Aichi summary of content from  Hyper Hobby volume 07 which possibly contains some very good news for fans of TakaraTomy’s Transformers output. 

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New Millennium Falcon Robot Mode Pictures Emerge From Hyperspace

Tim

Tim

Tim Hodge is a fan of trukks (munkys slightly less so) who has been with Transformers from the very beginning. He is a strong supporter of Aligned Noselessness and posts on the Allspark forums as Maruten.
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Thanks to help from Allspark user Powered Convoy (our only hope), we have pictures via Weibo user MOMO模玩 showcasing the dual robot modes of Takara’s upcoming Star Wars Powered By Transformers release of the Millennium Falcon. 

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Takara Legends LG58 Autobot Clones, LG59 Blitzwing, LG60 Overlord In-Package Images

LS

LS

While not on active duty for S.H.I.E.L.D., LS can be found moonlighting for the Allspark.
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Via 1999.co.jp we have clear in-package images of the newest releases in TakaraTomy’s Transformers Legends toyline: LG58 Autobot Clones (Fastlane and Cloudraker), LG59 Blitzwing (with Bigfight), and LG60 Overlord (with Giga and Mega). Par for the course with Legends, these figures are produced with a high level of cartoon-accurate coloring; Overlord even includes retooling and two new Headmasters as compared […]

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TFSource Updates with TakaraTomy Power of the Primes Images

Copper

Copper

Copper has been a fan of Transformers since age four, when she saw the 1986 movie on VHS and demanded to watch it again. You can find her on the forums (and elsewhere in the tubes) as Copper Bezel.
Copper

Site sponsor TFSource has updated with high-resolution images of the TakaraTomy releases of Power of the Primes Starscream, Dreadwind and Blackwing, Moonracer, and the Dinobots. The images indicate that the TakaraTomy releases appear to follow the first wave in 1:1 parity with the Hasbro releases, down to the uncoated screws.

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Deluxe Repugnus Listed for Transformers Generations

Copper

Copper

Copper has been a fan of Transformers since age four, when she saw the 1986 movie on VHS and demanded to watch it again. You can find her on the forums (and elsewhere in the tubes) as Copper Bezel.
Copper

Allspark user Nevermore has shared a listing from ACD Distribution for two upcoming Transfomers Generations figures: the previously leaked release of the TakaraTomy Blast Off mold, and Deluxe Repugnus! ACD is a wholesale distributor, so it’s likely that these two “Special Edition” Power of the Primes figures will be available at regular retail. 

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TakaraTomy’s Power of the Primes June and July Release Listings

Steve

Steve

Steve has been a member of the Allspark community since 2003. Spending part of his childhood abroad, he grew up watching a crazy combination of old and new cartoons like Beast Wars/Machines, Saint Seiya, various Gundam anime, Gargoyles, Dragon Ball Z, ThunderCats, Japan's Generation 1, Doug, and Batman Beyond to name a few.
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Via their respective Facebooks, both Planet Iacon and Loopaza Mega Store have posted the listings for TakaraTomy’s Power of the Primes scheduled for release for June and July 2018. Planet Iacon has been reliable in the past, and let’s not forget that they previously broke the news, and gave us a glimpse, of TakaraTomy’s plans for Power of the Primes. See […]

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Stock Images and Product Description for MPM-6 Masterpiece Movie Ironhide

Copper

Copper

Copper has been a fan of Transformers since age four, when she saw the 1986 movie on VHS and demanded to watch it again. You can find her on the forums (and elsewhere in the tubes) as Copper Bezel.
Copper

Hot on the heels of the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair unveiling, Hasbro has released stock photography for MPM-6 Movie Masterpiece Ironhide, detailing both modes, the robot’s jaw and hand articulation, and other goodies. He just wants to show you his cannons!

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Not a Rumor, Not a Listing, MPM-6 Movie Masterpiece Ironhide Revealed!

Copper

Copper

Copper has been a fan of Transformers since age four, when she saw the 1986 movie on VHS and demanded to watch it again. You can find her on the forums (and elsewhere in the tubes) as Copper Bezel.
Copper

ToysTV 玩具TV has released video on Facebook from an unveiling of Movie Masterpiece Ironhide at the currently ongoing Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair. The video gives us a good idea of what to expect from this figure, built in scale with previous Movie Masterpiece releases and impressively capturing the big guy’s presence.

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Shinkalion Transforming Bullet Trains Anime Begins Airing

LS

LS

While not on active duty for S.H.I.E.L.D., LS can be found moonlighting for the Allspark.
LS

One of several non-Transformers lines from TakaraTomy is Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion (新幹線変形ロボ シンカリオン, “Bullet Train Transforming Robot Shinkalion”), created in conjunction with ShoPro and based on the famous bullet trains of JR Railways. On Saturday 6 January 2018 a television anime adaptation, Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion The Animation, began broadcasting on Japanese network TBS.

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